Love Island 2023: winning couple Kai and Sanam send fans wild after getting ‘engaged’ in radio stunt

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Kai Fagan and Sanam Harrinanan were crowned winners of the reality series last week and took home the £50,000 prize

Love Island fans are going wild for Kai and Sanam’s fake ‘engagement’ which took place on a radio show.

The science and PE teacher, 24, and the social worker, also 24, were crowned winners of the reality series last week and took home the £50,000 prize.

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The loved-up couple featured on BBC Asian Network on Monday (20 March), where they spoke candidly about their Trinidadian and Jamaican heritage.

Kai and Sanam reading their ‘vows’ as part of the Love Island finale. (Credit ITV)Kai and Sanam reading their ‘vows’ as part of the Love Island finale. (Credit ITV)
Kai and Sanam reading their ‘vows’ as part of the Love Island finale. (Credit ITV) | ITV

It also happened to be ‘National Proposal Day’, and their stint on the radio show ended with a fake engagement using the producer’s ring.

After the winning couple secured 44% of the public votes, fans obviously went crazy for the news of the couple’s ‘engagement’.

One wrote: “Kai and Sanam are Engaged my ship”.

Whilst another added: “Woke up the the news that Kai and Sanam are engaged”.

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Kai even shared a picture on his Instagram story of Sanam showing off the ring as they smiled for the camera. He wrote: "OMG did this just happen live on the @bbcasiannetwork".

However, one eagle-eyed fan cleared up that it was a “mock proposal”. They wrote: “Lol guys relax, it was a mock proposal. Today is national proposal day and they were just acting it out with the radio producer’s ring. Kai and Sanam are still gf/bf #LoveIsland”

During Sunday (19 March) night’s Love Island reunion episode, Kai and Sanam confirmed that they are now an official couple and have plans to move in together.

The former teacher said he would have “no issue” moving from Manchester to Sanam’s hometown of Bedford.

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He told host Maya Jama: "I’ve always said for the right girl and the right relationship you would move anywhere. If you’ve got a connection with someone and want to spend time with someone wherever they are it’s going to feel like home. Living in Bedford is no issue."

Kai had been in the South African villa from day one, but had an unsuccessful run before meeting the social worker in Casa Amor.

They then had a smooth ride before becoming the first Casa Amor couple and non-white couple to win the ITV reality series.

To find out more information about Kai Fagan, click here.

To find out more information about Sanam Harrinanan, click here.

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